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Tendertalk Lip Balm

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Tendertalk Lip Balm

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0.1 oz Item 2522233

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Color:Side Dish (sheer plum)

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M·A·C Tendertalk Lip Balm is a smart lip conditioner creates your own personalized tint based on your body chemistry. Combining nourishing skincare with technology, this transformer helps keep lips soft and moisturized while intuitively offering the right amount of colour. Packaged in an iridescent metal lipstick case, it's scented with a hint of uplifting vanilla.

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MACTendertalk Lip Balm
 
4.4

(based on 8 reviews)

60%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Even application (5)
  • Convenient container (4)
  • Long lasting (3)

Cons

  • Drying (3)

Best Uses

  • Anytime (3)
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3.0

Pretty colors, but not worth the price

By Emily

from California

About Me Natural Style

Pros

  • Even Application
  • Pleasant Tasting

Cons

  • Drying

Best Uses

  • Everyday Use

Comments about MAC Tendertalk Lip Balm:

I loved the way the colors looked on my lips. It smells so good, and my boyfriend loves the way it tastes. However, it was extremely drying. I would never buy this product again just because of how extreme the drying was for me.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Nice

By Admira

from Sacramento, Ca

About Me Natural Style

Pros

  • Convenient Container
  • Even Application
  • Great Color Selection
  • Smells Great

Cons

  • Drying
  • Wears Off Easily

Best Uses

  • Anytime
  • Daytime
  • Everyday Use
  • Going Out
  • Special Occasions

Comments about MAC Tendertalk Lip Balm:

I decided to purchase Mac's tendertalk because I wanted to compare it to Dior's Lip Glow, which I love. However because it has become so pricey I am looking for an alternative, $21.00 (0.1 oz) vs. $34.00 (0.12 oz), not a huge difference in size. Mac's tendertalk also has beautiful colors to choose from and they look great. However, unlike Dior's Lip Glow, Mac's tendertalk leaves my lips very, very dry and the color is not long lasting. I am so torn on which one I will continue to use...maybe if I up my lip moisturizing routine tendertalk won't dry out my lips.

(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Similar results from different colors, but a nice balm/stain

By C

from Indiana

Pros

  • Convenient Container
  • Even Application
  • Glossy Finish
  • Long Lasting
  • Moisturizing

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Anytime

    Comments about MAC Tendertalk Lip Balm:

    Play With Me and Side Dish both end up looking very similar on me, both a shade of pink somewhere between the two colors of the product. While I probably won't repurchase at this price, the balm is nice enough that I'm not disappointed in the two I bought. They smell great, go on smoothly and evenly, and are very comfortable.

     
    5.0

    Amazing!!!

    By Erin

    from WA

    Comments about MAC Tendertalk Lip Balm:

    My favorite balm ever!! Such gorgeous color and amazing hydration.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    LOVE THIS SO MUCH

    By Libby

    from Frederick, MD

    About Me Natural Style

    Pros

    • Convenient Container
    • Even Application
    • Glossy Finish
    • Long Lasting
    • Moisturizing
    • Pleasant Tasting

    Cons

    • Poor Color Selection

    Best Uses

    • Anytime

    Comments about MAC Tendertalk Lip Balm:

    I am in awe of this product. I already knew i loved it before today, it smells incredible, feels great, adds a nice color and shine to my lips. But today, i put this on to show a friend and then proceeded to eat a soupy which was running all over my face. I figured this would all cause the lip balm to melt off grossly and i was just gonna deal with it. However, it was not gross, i felt no melting, and somehow, at the bottom of the bowl i still had color on my lips! I am in awe. I'm going to buy this again. I just wish they had more colors. Also weirdly the color on mine doesn't seem to be an option anymore but whatever. I love it. Buy it. Best thing i've ever put on my lips!

     
    5.0

    On Play with me (red sheer)

    By Skincare_junkie

    from Irvine, CA

    Comments about MAC Tendertalk Lip Balm:

    I love, love, love. It has the most beautiful lip stain!! I love it just as much as the raspberry lip glow, one from Dior. It's just cheaper and just as great quality as the Dior. I would definitely recommend.

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    very pretty!

    By Ruru

    from CT

    About Me Classic Style

    Pros

    • Convenient Container
    • Even Application
    • Long Lasting

    Cons

    • Drying
    • Not True To Color

    Best Uses

      Comments about MAC Tendertalk Lip Balm:

      The only negative aspect would be that it dries out your lips after application, but it does change color and it is a nice natural color. The color stays on a long time its like a dye, I apply lip balm on top of it so I don't have the dry lips feeling.

      (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      So much more than I expected

      By MrsCaptainStingray

      from California

      Comments about MAC Tendertalk Lip Balm:

      I wasn't aware it was mood changing color at first. Once the balm absorbed completely (about an hour) it left behind a pretty lip stain . I purchased the lightest one (clear pale pink) and the color appeared pretty quickly. It was about 3 shades richer than the clear pink color it looks in the photo. So after about 3 days of use I noticed my lips were dryer and dependent on the balm. The tube is pretty and slim but bigger than a chapstick.

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      • Q:

        Is this the only color Ulta offers of the Tendertalk lip balm?
        Asked on 5/28/2018 by tobekem from Bunker Hill, US

        1 answer

        • Brand Expert

          A:

          MAC Tendertalk Lip Balm in Side Dish is the only shade available at this time. It's a gorgeous sheer plum that's perfect for summertime!

          Answered on 5/29/2018 by Brand Expert from MAC
      • Q:

        Do these stain the lips? How long does the color last?
        Asked on 4/28/2018 by Vahie from US

        1 answer

        • Brand Expert

          A:

          They aren't staining, more of a tinted Balm. No length of wear details to share at this time but these are more of a treatment/ conditioner with a bit of colour so we suggest reapplying when your lips feel "thirsty".

          Answered on 4/29/2018 by Brand Expert from MAC
      • Q:

        Hi, does this stain the lips?
        Asked on 4/5/2018 by sabi from US

        1 answer

        • Brand Expert

          A:

          While MAC Tendertalk Lip Balm gives lips a sheer hint of colour that looks similar to a stain, it will not leave colour behind when removed. Take a look at MAC Online Only Hint Of Colour Lip Oil for an option that leaves a subtle stain to the lips: https://www.ulta.com/hint-of-colour-lip-oil?productId=xlsImpprod17731253.

          Answered on 4/6/2018 by Brand Expert from MAC
      • Q:

        Hi I just wanted to know if this product is part of the permanent collection?
        Asked on 3/27/2018 by saibby from New York, NY

        1 answer

        • Brand Expert

          A:

          Yes, MAC Tendertalk Lip Balm is part of our permanent collection, Saibby. It's a smart lip conditioner that creates your own personalized tint based on your body chemistry!

          Answered on 3/27/2018 by Brand Expert from MAC
      • Q:

        Can you please list the ingredients found in each color of this product? I have severe allergies to nuts and sesame which are both frequently used in beauty products.
        Asked on 2/2/2018 by Chloe from Los Angeles, CA

        1 answer

        • Brand Expert

          A:

          Apologies for the delay, Chloe!

          As you may be aware, people allergic to peanuts may also react to soybeans, peas, other legumes and tree nuts, such as walnuts and Brazil nuts. It has been acknowledged in the medical community that tree nut allergic reactions coexist in nearly one third of the peanut allergic population. For this reason, Estée Lauder Companies (MAC is an ELC brand) takes a very serious and conservative approach in responding to you.

          A vast number of raw materials from many different suppliers and sources are used in the manufacture of Estée Lauder Companies' products. It is therefore not possible for us to fully guarantee that our products are completely free of ingredients that may elicit an allergic response in highly sensitive individuals who react to legumes and nuts. For example, it is possible that small amounts of a soybean sourced ingredient or trace amounts of peanut oil may remain on shared manufacturing equipment even after a thorough cleaning. Even trace amounts of allergens can trigger a severe reaction when a peanut sensitive individual comes in contact with them (i.e., hugging/kissing your peanut sensitive child while wearing cosmetics). We therefore recommend that you discuss this with your physician because consumer safety is of utmost concern to us.

          We hope that this information along with the complete ingredient details (encompassing all shades), below will help you in your purchase decision.

          INGREDIENTS: DIISOSTEARYL MALATE [] OCTYLDODECANOL [] PHYTOSTERYL ISOSTEARYL DIMER DILINOLEATE [] POLYBUTENE [] SYNTHETIC WAX [] OZOKERITE [] POLYETHYLENE [] BEESWAX\CERA ALBA\CIRE D'ABEILLE [] ETHYLENE/PROPYLENE COPOLYMER [] TOCOPHERYL ACETATE [] DIMETHICONE [] ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN [] CAPRYLYL GLYCOL [] 1,2-HEXANEDIOL [] FLAVOR (AROMA) [] [+/- MICA [] TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891) [] IRON OXIDES (CI 77491) [] IRON OXIDES (CI 77492) [] IRON OXIDES (CI 77499) [] BLUE 1 (CI 42090) [] BLUE 1 LAKE (CI 42090) [] MANGANESE VIOLET (CI 77742) [] RED 6 (CI 15850) [] RED 7 (CI 15850) [] RED 7 LAKE (CI 15850) [] RED 27 (CI 45410) [] RED 28 (CI 45410) [] RED 28 LAKE (CI 45410) [] RED 33 (CI 17200) [] RED 33 LAKE (CI 17200) [] YELLOW 5 (CI 19140) [] YELLOW 5 LAKE (CI 19140) [] YELLOW 6 (CI 15985) [] YELLOW 6 LAKE (CI 15985)] < ILN42395>

          Answered on 2/7/2018 by Brand Expert from MAC
      • Q:

        Is there an ingredient list for this product?
        Asked on 1/23/2018 by LadyK from Oklahoma

        1 answer

        • Brand Expert

          A:

          We're happy to provide this to you! Please see below for a full ingredient list for MAC Tendertalk Lip Balm:

          INGREDIENTS: DIISOSTEARYL MALATE [] OCTYLDODECANOL [] PHYTOSTERYL ISOSTEARYL DIMER DILINOLEATE [] POLYBUTENE [] SYNTHETIC WAX [] OZOKERITE [] POLYETHYLENE [] BEESWAX\CERA ALBA\CIRE D'ABEILLE [] ETHYLENE/PROPYLENE COPOLYMER [] TOCOPHERYL ACETATE [] DIMETHICONE [] ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN [] CAPRYLYL GLYCOL [] 1,2-HEXANEDIOL [] FLAVOR (AROMA) [] [+/- MICA [] TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891) [] IRON OXIDES (CI 77491) [] IRON OXIDES (CI 77492) [] IRON OXIDES (CI 77499) [] BLUE 1 (CI 42090) [] BLUE 1 LAKE (CI 42090) [] MANGANESE VIOLET (CI 77742) [] RED 6 (CI 15850) [] RED 7 (CI 15850) [] RED 7 LAKE (CI 15850) [] RED 27 (CI 45410) [] RED 28 (CI 45410) [] RED 28 LAKE (CI 45410) [] RED 33 (CI 17200) [] RED 33 LAKE (CI 17200) [] YELLOW 5 (CI 19140) [] YELLOW 5 LAKE (CI 19140) [] YELLOW 6 (CI 15985) [] YELLOW 6 LAKE (CI 15985)] < ILN42395>

          Answered on 1/26/2018 by Brand Expert from MAC
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